Solar Power House – Getting started on your homemade solar power system

There are many benefits you will love when you have a solar power house. Consumers have the idea that converting your house to solar power may break the bank. Although some installed home solar systems do end up requiring a lot of money, you may be able to get a home solar system in place without spending a fortune. If you like the idea of doing the work yourself, adding a solar power kits based installation in your home may be economical and exciting.

For less than $1000, you can have a house with solar power . This setup won’t provide power for huge homes but e.g. for a smaller cabin, you can get the needed materials for $600 to $700. This price requires that you do your own work so be prepared to do some installation procedures by yourself.

There are a variety of materials that you will have to buy. Several products you’ll need include residential solar panels, sealed 12 volt batteries, charge controller – 12 volts and, modified 12 volt sine wave inverter. These materials can be obtained for less than $600, a reasonable price, if you buy online. Then just go on to purchase the special hardware for mounting, cables for the battery, fuses, and wires for the project.

Although you are starting out on the small side with solar power for house, it is possible for you to add to the existing system to create a larger solar power system for house. You can add on to the system later on if you need to. A more comprehensive system will be needed to provide energy to a bigger solar power house; however, this beginner level system is affordable and can allow you to start out easily and simply.

With some work you will be able to do-it-yourself (DIY) solar power for your house for a price you can afford. While you’ll have to do all the work, it can be fun to do this project. Start out by purchasing the supplies mentioned to get started. This will give you your start to having a solar power house.

With countries around the world such as South Africa, Australia, USA, New Zealand, Canada, UK, Germany, etc.,  offering incentives for solar power these days, you can put in your own solar energy system and you may get an incentive from your government agencies. The exciting thing is, you’ll be creating your own solar power home for far less than you ever expected and on your way to running on clean energy for the needed power in your home.

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This post was written by TKB-Editor on August 22, 2013

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